Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)
2003-04-11: WJA 556, a B737-700, was on short final to Runway 16 at Calgary when the number 2 engine ingested a small mallard duck. The flight landed safely and there was no reported damage, except to the duck.
2003-04-23: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the Calgary Airport Authority has a comprehensive Wildlife Management Program in place. Wildlife Control Staff are on duty from 0600 until 2300 every day of the year. This strike occurred off-site on the approach to Rwy 16. Wildlife control staff were on duty at the time but were not aware of the strike until some time after. There was no significant wildlife activity noted at the time.
2003-04-17: TSB advised that A Westjet Boeing 737-76N (registered as C-GWSH), operating as WJA556, was on final approach to Runway 16 at the Calgary International Airport. At approximately 100 feet AGL a bird struck the number 2 engine (CFM56-7B22). The engine kept running and an uneventful landing was completed. There was no vibration observed in the number 2 engine after landing. Debris was cleared from around the ""LP TALL"" valve. The number 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 fan blades were damaged and replaced.
2003-04-17: Aerodrome Safety advised that the bird was a Mallard duck. Once deplaning was completed, the company maintenance cleaned debris from around the (LP tall valve)and discovered fan blade # 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 were damaged and had to be replaced. The Calgary International Airpot has an active an ongoing wild life program, which was in effect at the time of this event.
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)
|Canadian Registration||| Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald|
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